Privacy Policy

MPowerChange.org is committed to protecting the privacy and security of visitors to our websites, whether registered or unregistered. Here is our online privacy policy for information collected through our website and through email lists.

MPowerChange.org expects it may need to revise its privacy policy as it develops the features of its future site. MPowerChange.org will make reasonable efforts to inform users of any changes, but the spirit of this policy will be maintained, and our policy to never sell, exchange, rent, trade, or give email lists to unaffiliated third parties will never be altered.

What MPowerChange.org will do with your information:

MPowerChange.org will not sell or share the personal information you provide or we collect through our website to any unaffiliated organization without your permission, with the following exceptions. We may share personal information with third parties who provide services, such as website hosting or other services of an administrative or technical nature, solely for the purpose of providing such services and subject to confidentiality obligations. In addition, we reserve the right to disclose personal information about visitors: if we believe in good faith that the law permits it; to protect the rights, property, safety or security of MPowerChange.org our visitors, our registered users or the public; to respond to an emergency; or to enforce any terms of use agreement governing use of a website controlled or operated by us.

From time to time, we may send you information from other like-minded organizations whose products or services we think subscribers might find interesting.

In addition, with your explicit permission, we pass along certain of your information to the following groups (as is standard practice):

The President, legislators and news publications and other targets when you choose to use our email tool to send them messages; With the President, legislators, news publications, and the general public when you sign petitions or complete surveys;

If you sign up for one of our mailing lists:

MPowerChange.org is committed to providing timely updates to our users by email. We will request information from you to enhance our ability to customize our communications with you so you get the information you want. We will collect relevant contact information and enable you to self-select the type of information that you'd like to receive. You will be able to unsubscribe from communications you receive from us by following the directions included in each such communication.

If you submit information to public areas of MPowerChange.org:

Please be aware that if you decide to disclose personally identifiable information on a publicly-accessible areas of an MPowerChange site, this information may become public. MPowerChange.org does not control the acts of other visitors to its sites, so please be cautious when deciding to reveal personal information a public area of any site. Please contact us if you believe a visitor to an MPowerChange site is improperly collecting or using information about you or other users.

Cookies:

A cookie is a small piece of information that a website can store on a computer and later use to recognize a user. The purpose of cookies is to enhance your ability to receive the information you want. MPowerChange.org may use cookies to enhance the experience of users. A session cookie expires when a user closes the browser in which the Center's website was viewed. As with all cookies, users can personalize their browser settings to reject session cookies.

IP Addresses and Log File Data:

IP addresses are ID numbers for the location of your computer or network on the internet. Log files are recordings of the traffic to and from a server. MPowerChange.org servers log IP addresses for systems administration and troubleshooting. We track page hits in the aggregate to track the popularity of pages that people visit. With that information we can improve the quality of the site.

Security:

MPowerChange.org has measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of visitor personally identifiable information that is under our control. For example, only select MPowerChange.org staff and contracted individuals have access to personally identifiable information provided by visitors to non-public areas of our sites. We use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving sensitive personal and financial data from our site. Please note, however, that security breaches can occur even if reasonable steps are taken to prevent such breaches; for example, we cannot guarantee that information provided through our sites will not be illegally accessed on our servers or intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet. Please contact us if you believe there has been any breach of the security of our sites.